Despite rain and wet conditions, a strong crowd turned out at the 2019 Northern Beef Producers Expo in Charters Towers on June 8 and 9.
Beef producers across the Burdekin are being urged to apply for free participation in the $30,000 Project Pioneer training program.
The crowd may have been sparse but those present at the Black Stump bull sale at Blackall on Tuesday all secured what they needed amid ongoing trying weather conditions.
Seventeen years ago commercial cattle were last displayed at the Rockhampton Show, which adopted a more entertainment driven agenda over agriculture. But things are changing.